Esham Surname Origin
Locality. From a town by that name in Worcestershire, England, formerly Eoves-ham, so called from one Eoves Egwins, a shepherd, who was afterward Bishop of Worcester, and ham, a village.
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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